July 2016

Commented on a story 17th Jul 2016 1:02 PM

COUNCIL funding for the Yamba Triathlon is in doubt with a proposal to strip $10,000 from the event organisers.

Future of Yamba Triathlon Festival under attack

"Total waste of ratepayers money to support a few local accommodation and café businesses yet provide..."

Commented on a story 4th Jul 2016 12:55 PM

IT WAS two grown men calling each other "bed-wetters" on national television, as the Malcolm Turnbull fell into in deep trouble.

LNP senator James McGrath calls Alan Jones "a grub"

"So so FUNNY, McGrath back to the Bli Bli canefields (might do him some good physically!) and Jones to..."

June 2016

Commented on a story 17th Jun 2016 1:10 PM

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pledged a $25million jobs package for the mid and north coasts.

PM pledges $25 million North Coast jobs package

"OMG, "senseless cuts to welfare", ..... lets be fair dinkum about this, welfare is just another way to..."

Commented on a story 14th Jun 2016 1:21 PM

"OVER the past 12 months there has been a level of negativity within council that I have never witnessed before in my 40 years of public life."

Councillor challenges critics to step up at council election

"OK, got past the paywall, thanks for the gratuitous testimonial Cr Lysaught, amazing feature of it all..."

April 2016

Commented on a story 1st Apr 2016 2:40 PM

Keith Rhoades has described State Government plans to force councillors and of amalgamating councils to reapply for their jobs as “bully boy tactics”.

Council merger mess continues

"Don't know about the constitutional legality, but I'm with you all the way!"

October 2015

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2015 1:41 PM

FORMER Grafton jail governor John Heffernan was incensed when he read the increase in prisoner escapes had been blamed on staff taking sick leave.

Last Governor stirs Minister with sick leave letter

"Wonderful letter indeed, highlighting yet again a little knowledge is a dangerous thing! Surely the..."

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 8:26 PM

A SYDNEY man has faced court in Grafton over 12 alleged offences following a number of dangerous pursuits on the Pacific Highway.

Man arrested for high-speed chase to face court again

"LOL, but be fair Mulga, I think the problem was public safety rather than an inability to keep up with..."

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 4:48 PM

NEGOTIATIONS with tenderers for the redesign of McLachlan Park will have to factor in another $39,362 for a compliant disability access ramp.

More delays for controversial Maclean park revamp

"OMG, this obsession with spending the Grant money by April 2016 is causing more and more drama and..."

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 8:37 PM

LOSING penalty rates for weekened work would be disaster for many Clarence Valley families says Robert Usher from the Clarence Valley Community Union.

Weekend penalty rates contribute 30% of pay for some workers

"I'm afraid the Royal Commission into unions currently going on has made me deaf to the bleatings of..."

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